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the fusion in u.s. for the first time at a plant near detroit. they hired 1400 new workers for the plant which will produce 15,000 vehicles a year. that's 30% more than in mexico. >> and nintendo cutting the price on the wii u game console to compete with the xbox one and playstation 4. that's in time for the holidays. back over to you. >> don't you love talking about the holidays in august. >> there we go. >> thank you, jackie. speaking of minimum wage, four strippers filed a class action lawsuit in colorado federal court. they claim that their employer, fantasy gentlemen's club in grand junction violated federal and state minimum wage laws. >> ladies just want to get paid. and a delta 4 heavy rocket was launched on wednesday. the classified payload is believed to be $1 billion high powered spy satellite. >>> starbucks is selling a limited crystal incrusted tenth anniversary mug. it's going for $150. >> a popular television commercial selling insurance was the inspiration behind this florida business that brought nomad the camel to work. what's the occasion? well, hump day of course. i
, in washington, d.c., in st. louis, in kansas city, in detroit, in flint, michigan, and other areas around this -- fast food workers. they were people who work in burger king, mcdonald's, popeye, they are the ones who give you the hamburgers and the french fries. what they are saying is workers all over this country, they cannot make it on $7.25 an hour, $7.50 an hour. often they are unable to get 40 hours of work and in most cases they get no or very limited benefits. all over the country, these workers, often young people, are walking out of their establishments, their fast-food places and are educating the consumers about the economic injustice taking place in these fast-food establishments. what they are saying is we need to raise the minimum wage in this country, that american workers cannot exist on $7.25 an hour which is the national minimum wage now or $8 an hour or $9 an hour. my own view is that the very least we should be raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour. just do the arithmetic. if somebody is making $7.25 an hour and if they are lucky enough to be getting 40 hours a week
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would tell them to shut up. >> dna tests. >>> and shocking numbers out of detroit. >> 50,000 dogs run loose in the city. people move out, they leave their dogs behind. when it gets cold, they turn them loose. >> packs of stray dogs roaming the streets. the city too strapped to do anything. one neighborhood now called chihuahuaville. that's all new with the next hour of cnn "newsroom." >>> a college basketball player who already lost two family members now learns the ncaa won't let him on the court this season. we have the "bleacher report." good morning. >> he lost his father and brother in the last year so he decided to transfer from iowa state to rutgers to be closer to home but the ncaa says he has to sit out this season if he wants to play for the scarlet knights. another case of the wording of the rule getting in the way of doing what's right. you can get a hardship rule to play right away if you have a sick family member, but if a family member dies you're out of luck. he said i'll make the wise decision of staying off social networks today because if i express my feeling i migh
, commerce member conyers, about detroit and the declaration of bankruptcy. do you feel the federal government should bail out detroit? >> well, i don't know if we are in a position to do that. what we're doing in the michigan congressional deliberation a wholeic is looking at list of programs that would assist to troy it what we are china determined is whether we have -- to assist detroit, we are trying to determine what we have received and second, whether there is any possibility of an a fitting from them. the thing we're most concerned about is protecting the pensions of those people who have worked .0, 40 years for the city fortunately, pensions are constitutionally protected in the michigan constitution. again, we have bipartisan support. the attorney general of michigan, a republican, has come out in support of protecting the pensions. so we are down, but we aren't out read we will rise again. >> thank you both for being with us, republican congressmember thomas massie of kentucky, elected in 2012. dinner credit commerce member john conyers, ranking member of the house judici
in detroit. let's bring in now, former governor of pennsylvania, and nbc news political analyst, ed rendell, also editor in chief of "parade" magazine maggie murphy. the latest issue of "parade" is a labor day report on putting america back to work. let's jump right into it now. manufacturing is returning, about five, six, seven years ago, you start ed realizing tha the cost of producing products in china were going up, the labor prices were going up with fuel costs up, shipping costs a lot more, companies in america started reorganizing. yesterday an extraordinary story about the uaw and ford joining arms, locking arms, 20,000 new jobs coming to detroit right away. i mean, things are really turning around. and you look forward over the next decade, it speeds up. we've got an energy boom coming. the likes of which we haven't seen in 100 years. it's going to get much cheaper to make products in america. >> it's going to get cheaper and the other thing along with companies and sort of the economics that it's good to grow some stuff here, consumers now connect by u.s. products, u.s. jobs. down
a community activist in detroit, only learned of the existence of the picture five years ago, and that's when a cousin recognized her in a catalog. this is her story, this her own words. >> i was 12 years old when that picture was taken of me on august 8th 1963. when my cousin called and told me that that picture was on a black history calendar, i didn't believe it. i couldn't imagine why a picture of me would be in a calendar with historic people. i junked stood there were injustices to people to people that looked like me, and it was hurtful for me 20 see that and know that, but i still had hope. >> i believed that what i do in my life today is largely cue to the august 28th march. it is just not right for people to suffer injustices. a community activist is somebody that goes oen the front lines to try to make the wrongs right, and make life better equality of life better for other people. >> the top wires are the higher vole age. you don't want vegetation on those. they are in violation. they must clear these lines because it puts your lives in danger. >> being a community activist in det
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if you heard this but detroit announced bankruptcy today. that is the top story today. so the goal is to have the cities find a way to grab ahold of that suburban tax money and bring it into the city. so the bottom line is that barack obama wants to redistribute the wealth of america's suburbs to the city. to see the radical file community organizers who mentored and trained barack obama all those years ago in chicago they really didn't like the suburbs. in fact their ultimate goal was literally to abolish the suburbs. why were obama's radical organizing mentors so upset about the suburbs? they blamed the suburbs for the problems of the city because when people move out to the suburbs, they take their tax money with them. so obama's radical organizers put on their thinking caps and came up with a strategy for the economic and political independence of america. and as the strategies came, a movement called the regional equity movement, the regional equity movement sometimes is just called regionalism for short. it goes under different names and you might have also heard of the idea
detroit, america is in big trouble. that's our show. see you next week.dends to watch, and have a great night. lori: a very good evening thank you so much peer being with us, i am lori rothman in for lou dobbs. >> obama administration making its case for taking military action against syria, briefing lawmakers about their conclusion that syria government carried out a large scale chemical weapons attack, tonight we speak with fox news military analyst, general jack king on whether the president is justified in takes action. even without the backing of allies or the united nations. >> and questionsemain about our involvement in libya. and the terrorist attack in benghazi, we'll talk with larry ward, a group of special operation veterans who are calling on house speaker john boehner to create a appreciate committee to -- special committee t investigate the attack. >> and administration refusing to enforce a law it does not like, now giving states green light to adopt regulation legalizing small amounts of marijuana, dobbs lawakes up the case with our attorneys, ww begin with new o
: detroit, once a shining example of america's industrial might, now is full of abandoned and run-down derelict buildings. coming up details on a new multimillion-dollar effort to fight the blight in the motor city. >>> plus a new report says the economy might be taking a toll on teens. analysts are raising the possibility of a lost generation? we'll tell you why. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. jon: well right now in detroit a call for all hands on deck. city leaders asking residents to help save that bankrupt city and part of that means going street by street, building by dilapidated building, tearing the
, they tried to blow up a transatlantic jet that was descending into detroit. so, you know, it's very difficult to figure out exactly where to defend. and so therefore, you have this very to some degree vague warning out there saying that people should be vigilant and at the same time, you know, don't change your behavior significantly. >> you were talking about the sort of yemen connection. you know, i think it's a bit confuing when you hear the attacks are attributed to al qaeda. you have al zawahiri. what can you tell us about the relationship between these two men? >> well, i think it's interesting this communication took place between them. we hear a lot about how al qaeda in the arabian peninsula is the sort of -- the affiliate that -- the only affiliate that can do anything anymore and al qaeda in pakistan are to some degree marginalized and he's spending so much time in hiding he can't help run a global organization. this shows the two are in communication and zawahiri has some influence over them. wuhishi was an aide to bin laden and in many ways ascended the ranks because of bin laden
're going to see that -- >> in detroit. >> stop it. >> women. it's just going to be horrible. >> all right. >> how can you make cars when you're doing that? it's now -- it's now an industrial problem, willie. >> all morning -- >> why do you think the japanese are beating us? >> miley cyrus. >> miley cyrus. >> we're actually going to take an in-depth look at the causes of the financial crisis that gripped the city and the innovators who were working to dig it out. coming up today on "morning joe" -- >> and twerking. >> stop it. >> chris mathews will be joining us along with the "washington post" david ignatius, financial times gilleyen tett and dr. nancy schneiderman. up next the top stories in the politico playbook. bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> good morning. as far as the rim fire went in california yesterday, firefighters got a little bit of control. not a lot. we went from 7% containment to 20%. it's still threatening the drinking supply, the reservoir that supplies 80% of the water to san francisco. worried about the ashes contaminating the water as the fire continues to
to the end of july, the bankruptcy of june choi it -- the bankruptcy of detroit. there was an interesting confusion ourng media assistance. we have not seen that. detroit has faded away from the conversation in washington. have you been working on that with the ministration? do you think something is forthcoming? what would that -- what is key here, what would that systems entail? the fed can lead to detroit? more infrastructure grants go to the city. try to be as specific as possible as what the federal solution would be. >> we do not have time to wade through all that be specific. 30 seconds or less. let me talk about bankruptcy in able get to as much of your question as we can. there are two instances over the last couple of months where there has been abuse of the bankruptcy laws. take the one dealing with people and minerals. peabody coal has been in the industry for 100 years. they became a staple. alone back inand 1970. what do they do? arch get all of the legacy costs from a all those hundred years. the create this coal company called patriot. they put all most all of the legacy c
are from the same hymn sheet. i do want to talk about how new york could become detroit, this would be the first giant step toward it. stuart: if i were voting, it would be christine quinn amazing enough. at least she would keep charter schools going. charles: exactly. stuart: this guy built a company from the ground up. a real american success story. london liquidators. talking to ceo, tom sullivan. one of charles payne favorite picks. mr. sullivan is coming up. ♪ make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you start using active trader pro today. then you'll know how uncomfortable it can be. [ crickets chirping ] but did you know that the lack of saliva can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath? [ exhales deeply ] [ male announcer ] well there is biotene. specially formulated with moisturizers and lubricants, biotene can provide soothing relief and it helps keep your mouth healthy, too. [ applause ] biotene -- for people who suffer from dry mouth. folks have suffer
with more from detroit. >> there are tens of thousands of abandoned homes like this one across the city. that has led to increases in crime, decreases in property value and a drain on precious city dollars. the goal of the new initiative is to take these abandoned homes and in turn, decrease foreclosures, rebuild neighborhoods by making them look like this. >> stay away and will be shot. sounds like a common sight in neighborhoods all across the motor city where there are more than 78,000 abandoned homes, most of them fall out from the housing crisis. morrison 30 of those are on robert couch's small street and are magnets for swatters, scrapper's and criminals. >> let the community down, it is no community, we do what we can put neighbors can't do it by themselves. >> help is on the way in the form of wrecking balls and dump trucks. in a first of its kind program michigan is taking on detroit's foreclosure crisis and attempting to stabilize its neighborhood by demolishing 4,000 abandoned homes across the city calling it the largest ef history. >> by eliminating the blight in a neighbor
the challenges in front of detroit. >> yes, that was really good. that was really good. >> very nice work. >>> speaking of the consumer, kelly evans talked about it on the i yesterday. >> morning, yeah. >> not your father's volatility is the joking reference here but, in fact, there's quite a bit of important things happening below the surface. gdp report which showed 2.5% growth, critical. what we need to see is that kind of performance repeated in the second half of the year to support interest rates at these levels. look at what's been happening with regard to where we've seen more of the action lately. not in the stock market so much, and we can see the narrow trading ranges we've been in. the vix hasn't gone anywhere. the story is about the volatility, guys, in the bond market. there's a term for this that the fed uses and has been focused on lately. it's called term premium. the fact that we've moved on the ten year. the key interest rate which determines everything from mortgages to speaking the cost of finance across the economy, the fact that that's gone from below 1.7% to almost
, on the other hand, sam, detroit is resilient. it will bounce back shortly. >> detroit? no. i'm sorry. i'm talking about "the daily show." >> come on. >> jess, where exactly are you? >> i'm in front of paula deen's house, john. >> that's interesting. any developments on that story? >> oh, no. i'm actually just here looking for a job. >> what? >> because let me be clear. i'd much rather work for an old lady who's admitted to throwing the n word around than spend six more minutes working for you. >> wow. >> leave john oliver alone. you've done a heck of a job, buddy, and i'm proud of you. >> oh, rob riggle, thank you so much. have you been watching the show this summer? >> uh. no. >> there are so many things about this summer. but i'll miss you most of all, carlos danger. ♪ danger ♪ danger ♪ get on the floor >> mr. lewis black joins me next. it's what you love about her. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the sam
on washington. first, edith lee payne of detroit tells the story of one of the iconic pictures taken at the event. >> one evening in october of 2008, i got a phoneical from my cousin, marcia, who lives in baltimore mo, maryland, she had been browgz a category with some friend and came across a 2009 black history calendar. on the front of this calendar were pictures of dr. king, and frederic douglas, jesse owens. and on the back of the calendar were these same people but, also, there was a picture of me. i of course immediately recalled being at the march on washington but i didn't recall a picture being taken. it also happened to be my 12th birthday. that day in washington was a very hot day. but it was a day where a lot of people from all over the country came together for a common goal, and that was to make the quality of life better for everyone. it was very special to me to be there, to be one of the people present to make a difference in what dr. king had brought to our attention. >> woodruff: that was edith lee payne of detroit. you can find her story, and other firsthand accou
anti-savings from the behavior. detroit would not have this now if we would not have a normal interest rate. that is a fact. lou: that is in a fact. there are so many other variables in there. we have this equilibrium of the employee unions, city governments that have been woefully lagged and managed. what are your thoughts about this from here? >> well i think people are getting far too historic about the potential quantitative easing. i think that a moderate reduction would be that dramatic. we gradually run out of people with high rate mortgages. you run out of other people who have benefits. so by definition, it has less of an impact. so it is more and more money producing less and less impact. it doesn't strike me as the right thing. lou: your outlook for growth ann appreciation of the markets? >> i think that we will stumble along mainly driven by a shareholder revolution. grant the export licenses, six the balance, lower everyone's utility groups. that would really stimulate the economy and the market. lou: thank you for being on. we look forward to seeing you soon. up next, tho
discourages new capital from coming in. if you don't know, think of detroit. would you lend to detroit today? you wouldn't. you would want to find out what happens to others who lend to detroit. there is the longer-term agenda. that has to do with potential growth. that speaks to education. it speaks to some micro things that we should be doing. one of the problems of the fed being the center of attention is it diverts discussion away from other things. there is this whole set of other things that are more important for us and for the next generation, that this whole narrative have shifted away from. >> as chief of the white house global council of economics, what types of new projects are you working on? >> you have promoted me. [laughter] i am grateful to be chair of the council on global development. the notion is very simple. part of securing u.s. national security and economic future and living in a global neighborhood that is more prosperous. it has had numerous advantages. the idea is to contribute and bring in outside perception. we are a council made of people from very different ba
, walking out of their jobs forcing the closure of at least one mcdonald's in detroit, protests took place in 1 14 many cities -- in many cities demanding pays to $15 an hour. my next guest said that conflict in syria creates a unfriendly environment for the markets despite some up lifting economic news today, welcome steven whiting. syria, a new worry that many investors are not app days pay theeing, how does it affect the market. >> it added to a range of concern, tapering issue by fed goes on and on. the general troubel that has been in emerging markets, trouble to get savings flows they had in past decade, a lot of turmoil in the currency markets. lori: why is that important? many are hitting multiyear lows right now? >> this is a big trend change, in last decade dollar fell in 8 out of 10 years through 2011, and domestic investors tried to move their money overseas are international investors tried to leave dollar-based assets but the dollar got cheap, a lot of things like pick up in crude oil supplies from united states, making effect of syria and other disruptions in the middle eas
. >>> listen to this one. detroit on the rebound question mark there? federal, state and local officials are kicking off a new campaign spending more than $50 million to tear down thousands of abandoned buildings in order to help revive some of the city's hardest hit areas. let's talk about this. garrett tenney is live for us in the motor city. the big question is, is this going to help? >> reporter: well, heather of the goal of this program is to stablize neighborhoods and redice foreclosures like taking homes like these and making them look like this. stay away and scrappers will be shot. signs like these are common site in neighborhoods all across the motor city where there are more than 78,000 abandoned homes. most of them fallout from the housing crisis. more than 30 of those homes are on robert couch's small street and have become magnets for squatters, scrappers and criminals. >> bring our neighborhood down, our community down. it ain't no community. we tried to do what we can as neighbors. neighbors can't do it all by their self. >> reporter: now help is on the way in the form of
is focusing on detroit. a city that is gone through incredible pain. and this is an opportunity for those of us who believe this is the greatest country in the world for people to have the opportunity to become all that they can be. we can go to detroit and it's a city where we which party has run that city for the past 50 years and we can propose different solutions, solutions . sed on our free enterprise strongly encouraging enterprise zones in detroit but we need ideas. anyone want to talk to us about detroit, that's where we think is one of the most important places to have an impact and to share in the cause that each of us believe. it's an honor to be with you all to share some words. i appreciate the opportunity. and god bless you. god bless america. thank you. >> thank you. now we will hear from mr. bob woodson sr., founder and president for the center of america.integrated >> good afternoon. the dr. king i remember was a man who was not content with reflecting the majority opinion or the consensus of the majority but he challenged it. we forget that the civil rights movement was
, not realizing the techniques being used to get you not to care, you know. detroit is bankrupt today. detroit is also bankrupt today after decades of socialism. decades of social welfare state. detroit is the future of every american city. when i was a child growing up, american cities were our g treasure. today american cities are a wasteland. they're a wasteland because of welfare, they're a wasteland because of broken families. the tragedy that's going on in our inare cities and around the country, which will spread to the suburbs, where children are not raised correctly, don't have an education, don't see a future, where the family is broken from the beginning, these tragedies -- someone has to stand up and say this is the lie that began in the new deal. this is the lie of government dependence. don't be satisfied as young people to be told you're not needed. don't be satisfied to be told that somebody in china or anywhere else can do your jobs better than you can do them. but fight for this. and if you listen to the lie, socialism always comes on to help you, and then in the end it impri
. the a's have now lost four of their last five as they head to detroit for four games. baltimore pulls within two games of oakland in the wild card race. cleveland just a game and a half back. >>> the a's looking for help in chicago and bench coach looking for some where to watch the game after he was toss out before it even began. rangers and white sox scoreless. deep enough to score a run. it turned into moore when gentry whipped on the ball. go on to win 5-2. that keeps the a's within 2-1/2 games of the division leading rangers. >>> they call these the dog days of the season and well that had deeper meaning at at&t park. vogelsan matched up with burnett. both on their game. greg blanco came in to score. three more hits for posey. he also jumped on this button to six and started the double play. and then doubled burnett up at first after he strolled his way to third. vogelsan fans russell martin to end the seventh. he then paints russell jones to end the game. pablo sandoval with a ball to the deepest part of the ballpark. a new slimmer sandoval hustles his way to third. giants got o
.com. >>> the city of detroit is starting to undergo a major makeover. the governor announced a plan to demolish thousands of bankrupt homes. 60% of fires in the city are taking place in the dilapidated and unoccupied buildings. >> we'll have safer neighborhoods, and then long term, there's an opportunity to redevelop. >> it will be the biggest blight elimination project in michigan's history. today is the first day of school for students in new town, connecticut. students are attending class in a neighboring town. the proposal to tear down and rebuild a school awaits approval of the residents. >>> convicted fort hood nidal hasan has chosen not to take the stand in his sentencing trial. court is now in resource, closing arguments are expected on wednesday, and jurors will decide between death or prison. heidi joins us from fort hood, and heidi, major hasan chose not to take the stand. that couldn't have come as much as a surprise. >> at this point, tony, not surprising at all. this afternoon they were back in the courtroom trying to make a final plea to the judge to allow them to take the reins
detroit and birmingham county. those are not priorities. >> what should the white house do. what would dr. king say to barack obama today? >> he would be delighted that we have in him, president obama, the crown jewel of our struggle. he that done an incredible job making the case for a better nation. on the other hand, president obama would be in the asks i say, in the johnson lincoln lane, dr. king in the douglas lane appealing to the president. i think they need president obama to deem with the lyndon johnson moment. he gave us solid analysis, and appropriation and legislation. we need now, 30% black unemployment, we need appropriation and legislation to close these tremendous gaps. >> reverend jackson, we go back many years, thanks for being with us this morning. >> thank you, sir. >> i hope you enjoy your day down on the mall. >> indeed. >> coverage continues today on aljazeera and aljazeera.com. we will have special coverage from the lincoln memorial at 2:00 eastern time. >> we turn now to the weather situation across the country, where they are wondering what it is going to be like
will tell me about the future in just a moment. first this big hybrid event outside of detroit. you brought awe the hybrids you make from all the way around the world. 23 of them. >> yes, sir, we do. we're very proud of this. we have sold over 3 million hybrids across, across the globe and it represents 16% of our total sales and we think that, as, the number one leader we would like to see it even more. >> i want to get to this hybrid we're in right now. some people said maybe toyota, are they missing the electric boat? i want to ask you about that. first let me toll tell you about sales. nobody in the automotive industry has had more success in sales with at toyota with you at the helm. you feel like hybrids are the future and right now, sales are good. >> sales are beyond good, jeff. the, the industry month of august is fantastic and the most important weekend of the year, labor day weekend, is coming up. so, i believe that the market's going to come in, annualized rate at about 16 million -- >> for august. >> for august. fantastic. >> that is breaking news. that is your forecast based o
on the largest bankruptcy case, detroit. big cities, municipalities in trouble, going bankrupt. closely watching those. >>> the best paid ceos, the best paid ceos are often fired or fined according to a new study saying 40% of them get the action, they end up in court or get bail-out money. they used former layman ceo receiving half a billion dollars in composition from 2001 to 2007. the chief executives of large companies received 354 times as much as the average worker in 2012. 354 times. >> i'm just doing the math. >> my goodness. >> it's a lot of money. >> incredible. how do you break it down like that. >> when you see a ceo building a 40,000 square foot house, sell the stock. they are at the end of their long trajectory and focus on other things. the more money they get, the more careful you should be. the less hungry they are. >> very important woman to keep in your lives. >>> coming up, battle lines drawn. world leaders cannot agree on what to do about syria. the government believed to have poisoned hundreds of people. what comes up next. we'll join him after the break. i asked my husband
. we dealt with the attempted christmas day coming aboard an airliner down for detroit. 20 10 air cargo threat as well as other plots that were effectively mitigated. some more international in scope and origin like the christmas they plot was involved a nigerian citizen who purchased ticket in ghama,. flew from legos to amsterdam and attended to ignite a bomb en route to america. from that attempted attack, we learned that relevant information possessed by u.s. customs and border protection needed to be available overseas at the last point of departure for the united states. we fixed that. we learned that our adversaries were moving to nonmetallic devices. we adapted our screening technology and tactics to counter that. and we learned that a single vulnerability in any part of the aviation system can make everyone connected to it vulnerable. since we don't control security at foreign airports, we have to work even more closely with international partners to raise the overall security of the system. we did that. shortly after the christmas day plot, i launched a worldwide initiative to
are available. made in the u.s. today the first american made for fusion will rollout a detroit area assembly line today. 1400 new employees were hired at the flat rock plant to keep up with demand for the for fusion. the new hires are part of ford's that ford's plan to bring the jobs to the u.s. that were previously located in other countries. ford says fusion is the first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plugging hybrid power trains and that's boosting demand. the carmakers reported sales for the fish are up 13% this year. the >>james: toyota has to import new vehicles coming into the house of 15. the next generation pre as hybrid and the company's first hydrogen fuel cell car parade to engineers says of the nucleus will get significantly better fuel economy than its current 50 mi. per gallon it will have an advanced batteries, motor and gas and in combination that is smaller, lighter and cheaper than the current version. the company will reveal more about its zero emission carl early next year. >>darya: we're keeping you up to date on the commute on this first day of the bay bridge clos
't have to look any more at greece and portugal. we can look close by at detroit . folks, that is a picture of where liberal progressive ideas go. detroit was america's premier city. highest per capita income in the country. proud of our country and the auto business there. but then as you had government unions grow and higher taxes, and more regulation, as you saw these liberal progressive ideas that were supposed to help the poor and build a middle class, what have we been left with in detroit? for minorities and the poor? unemployment, about 40%. has it helped children get a better education? only 7% of children in the eighth grade read at the grade level. has it created the prosperity that they talk about when a third of the buildings are empty, where you've got 400ly quor stores and until a few weeks ago not one chain super market in what was america's premier city. folks, it's not a theatrical argument any more. and the states of california and illinois and other states following that policy are not far behind in some form of bankruptcy. our ideas are being show cas
at that. oh, my god. >> that jungle cat is terrorizing residents in this neighborhood in detroit. >> like they don't have enough issues in detroit. >> it's unclear what breed it is or if it is a ferile cat. oh, that is scary. something gray -- gray and black marks and kids in the neighborhood say they are scared. >> i'm going to run, for one. i be scared to walk the neighborhood because it come out on you. it's not scared. >> it ran to me, so i ran. i ran in the house. it was real scary. i said i never going back there again. >> it looks like a cat with really long legs. >> yeah, large cat. >> studies show there are thousands of stray cats roaming detroit. the michigan humane society promises now to investigate. >> you know what works, moth balls. detroit really is reverting to its natural state, you know what i mean? wild animals roaming eating the population. >>> let's check in with janice dean with a look at the weather. >> i haven't spotted any stray cats around here. >> just large rats, new york. >> wow, those can be scary. absolutely. >> more rats than there are people. >> this big
: and it's a dream that still lives on 50 years later. edith drove to d.c. from detroit for this week's commemoration and she brought her granddaughters with her. >> i wanted my granddaughters to see what i saw 50 years ago. to stand up for what's right. >> reporter: the struggles then and those to come draw john lewis back as well. you still come here often. >> oh, yes. >> reporter: why? >> because i come here to reflect, to remember. >> reporter: remembering his old friend, and the day that both made history and changed it. >> this spot is almost sacred. dr. king must be looked upon as one of the founding fathers of the new america. lewis believes america has come far in 50 years. many issues still exist. progress, he says, just a down payment on the dream. what was at stake that day? >> the future of america as one nation. as one people. it was at stake. he helped hold us together. >> reporter: is there one moment from that day that sticks out in your mind most? >> he started saying let freedom ring. let freedom ring. from stone mountain of georgia, let freedom ring. from every mol
at the revamped plant in flat rock just outside of detroit. this is a big deal for ford, the auto maker hired 1,400 more workers to build the fusion. the company just couldn't keep up with the demand for the mid-sized sedan. until now ford built fusions only in mexico. well, now ford completely transformed the flat rock plant to make fusions and mustangs on the same assembly line. >>> fast food workers are on strike today pushing to be made more, about $15 an hour. most make about $9 an hour and they want the right to union eyes without retaliation. alison kosik has the story. >> my name is shenita simon and i work at kfc in brooklyn and i make $8 an hour. >> i i make $9 an hour. >> tale of two people and one story. they're just two of the 3 million workers living on a fast food wage. >> pay my light bill, should i pay gas? i never could pay it all at once. >> pamela loves her job. >> fries, fries, fries. >> says she has to prioritize. >> right now the gas is off. i have had lights to be cut off, too, but it is kind of hard to live without lights. >> how do you make ends meet? say you go to the
in milwaukee, detroit and st. louis and actually at least two mcdonald's restaurants were temporarily shut down because of worker walkouts. what we are hearing it's wendy's, burger king, taco bell, kentucky fried chicken. also this is a social media driven event, harris. we are hearing that this could be expanded to retail stores beyond the protests at wal-mart at places like sears and macies', -- macy's harris. >> that what could the fallout. >> what we are hearing is. this there is basically the franchise owners have to report profits back to the parent company whavment they are say something they may need to cut back worker hours if they have to basically pay a higher wage or replace these workers with automatic kiosks have customers would basically make the orders themselves like an ipad. there is also a growing debate how if these workers are unionized, union dues would have to come out of those fast food workers' pays. one in four of these workers reportedly are parents. they basically a lot of them are living near the poverty line on these kinds of wages. this is a growing debate, harris
any wrongdoing in the matter. implications for detroit, a judge ruled the city of san bernardino is okayed for chapter 9. the biggest issue is pension costs, accounting for about 80% of its annual budget. at a nationwide strike of fast food workers is set for today. workers calling for higher wages. that's what this strike is all about. organizers are pushing for pay of $15 an hour, that's more than double the federal men mum wage of $7.25. joe. >> if you then said, okay, a third, we'll do that, but 40% of you will no longer have that. >> we're talking about. >> down that will work? if you said, okay, we'll do that, but only 40% of you will no longer have the job. >> i think they will be very unhappy. >> they'd say no, never mind. up next, currency itself, a rare studio appearance by bori boris schlassberg. it would be weird that someone mentioned we could be ike and tina. >> i was trying to keep that off if shelf. >> what investors can expect in september. "squawk box" will be right back. announcer: where can an investor be a name and not a number? scottrade. ron: i'm never alon
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